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COVID-19 Second Wave

  95% of Ugandans interviewed in January expected pandemic to get serious in June Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE |  As President Yoweri Museveni mulls over the idea of forcing Ugandans into another lockdown to contain a resurging and more virulent Coronavirus, which has infected over 5,000 people in days, …

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Fear of another lockdown

Experts differ on handling rising COVID-19 cases | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Recent increases in coronavirus disease COVID-19 cases are causing anxiety among Ugandans. Many fear the government will impose another lockdown. By June 11 total confirmed cases were 679. That is a jump of 172 cases or 34% from …

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How lies, fatigue are derailing Uganda’s fight against pandemic Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Ugandans no longer fear the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and that is very dangerous. Government officials in charge of fighting the spread of the disease are increasingly getting under pressure including from fake news. When Betty …

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Govt to dispose of 1,200 tons of expired, unwanted medicines

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health has embarked on a drive to dispose of expired and obsolete medicines and other health supplies from 6,619 Health facilities in Uganda, both Government owned and Private Not For Profit (PNFP).  Currently, the quantities of expired medicines all over …

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